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Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 11:45am
Kent State University’s strategic focus on the health and well-being of students is receiving national recognition. Active Minds, a nonprofit organization dedicated to raising mental health awareness among college students, announced Kent State as a winner of the prestigious 2018...
Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - 10:14am
Nearly a half century ago, sparks from a passing train not only set fire to oil-slicked debris on the Cuyahoga River, which sent flames five-stories high, it ignited the river’s reputation as one of the most polluted in the United States. Since then, clean-up efforts have helped...
Monday, May 14, 2018 - 2:08pm
Take chances. Don’t be afraid to make mistakes. Seek your authentic self. Those were the messages that actor Michael Keaton shared with Kent State University graduates taking part in the One University Commencement on Saturday, May 12. Mr. Keaton, an Academy A...
Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 2:48pm
George R. Newkome, Ph.D., and his wife, Mary Jane Saunders, Ph.D., have pledged $1 million to fund a first-ever professorship in materials science in Kent State University’s College of Arts and Sciences. Dr. Newkome is a two-time Kent State alumnus. “George and Mary Jane both ha...
Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 9:44am
Michael Keaton was multitasking during his upcoming return to Kent State University.
Monday, May 7, 2018 - 4:31pm
WHAT: Kent State University will celebrate its newest graduates at its One University Commencement at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 12, at Dix Stadium. The ceremony recognizes graduates from the university’s eight campuses. In total, Kent State will confer 5,345 degrees this spring. M...
Monday, May 7, 2018 - 3:32pm
If you are a new Kent State University student, you can still apply for a variety of scholarships for fall 2018. New Freshman Scholarships Kent State is still awarding these three scholarships for new freshmen: Oscar Ritchie Memorial Scholarship, Trustee Scholarship and the Uni...
Monday, May 7, 2018 - 10:46am
Kent State University Libraries will provide a solution to end-of-semester stress by giving students, faculty and staff the opportunity to unwind and get some pet therapy during finals week. 
Thursday, May 3, 2018 - 10:18am
Matheus Priosti came a long way to find his purpose. Five thousand miles, in fact. The São Paulo, Brazil, native made the long journey from South America across the equator to arrive at Kent State University in August 2016, and he has never looked back.